Christine Fuchs

Senior Product Manager - Secure eCommerce at ACI Worldwide

Articles by Christine Fuchs

Merchants

Decrypting Crypto: Staying Safe With Crypto Payments

As cryptocurrency payments in the merchant sector become more established, and merchants consider offering crypto as a way to pay, they will also be asking themselves if transactions are secure enough for everyday payments.

Merchants

Decrypting Crypto: Nakamoto’s Bitcoin Vision and What it Means Today for Merchants

The first online cryptocurrency transaction was recorded on May 22, 2010 – 10,000 Bitcoin for two pizzas. Worth $41 dollars at that time, those “coins” are now worth tens of millions of dollars. Since then, cryptocurrencies and digital currencies have come a long way.

Merchants

Making the Most of Buy Now Pay Later – A Merchant’s Guide

Last month, we looked at some of the current challenges with buy now pay later (BNPL) solutions on the market. These included the high rates of credit approval declines, principally because most BNPL providers today only use prime lending. We saw that the cost of BNPL solutions is quite high for merchants, at 3-7 percent on top of normal credit card processing fees.

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Merchants

The Current Challenges of Buy Now, Pay Later

By now, everyone has either heard about, considered using or indeed fully adopted one or more of the BNPL payment methods available to consumers. Its meteoric rise as a prominent payment method is nothing short of spectacular, but as with anything new, there is room for improvement. In this post, we look at some of the challenges BNPL has in its current format.

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Merchants

Buy Now Pay Later: Taking A Closer Look at Affirm

As we quickly approach the peak shopping season in Europe and North America (Black Friday and Cyber Monday are less than a month away), it’s time to take a closer look at one of the major “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) players in the United States.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
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